Dearest reader, If you have read my blog posts from way back in the day (good old times) you will know my passion and love for peer education. It all started eight years ago, when someone recommended my name for a training. That single training changed my life. I am not exaggerating. The friends I … Continue reading Y-Peer training course in Hawler
Dear reader (Hi Lesley & Hedi) Today I'm happy, like really, really happy!! If you've read my posts from long, long ago I desperately cried for someone to open a reputable Kurdish souvenir shop, I even wished for it. It is something we lacked here. You see, I am a very sentimental person (I have … Continue reading A gift from Kurdistan
Last night when I should have been working on my confirmation paper corrections, I ended up logging into Facebook instead. To my surprise a memory popped up: My photo of graduation day, seven years ago yesterday! Wow! Seven years since I graduated. It doesn't seem like a lot has changed since I am still chasing … Continue reading Seven university lessons
There are probably a thousand depressing things that I would love to write about right now, to get it all off my chest. Writing those negative thoughts and emotions is often therapeutic. However, I choose not to. You see, dearest reader, I woke up to such a beautiful post from a person I follow on Facebook, I … Continue reading This Kurdish girl deserves a thank you
My days have been tough. In between a dislocated toe, a to-do list that I can never see ticks next to, a research that I am lagging behind in, all that was missing was motherhood depression, sadly that has also knocked at my door for the second week now. I have been in and out … Continue reading Daya Sazan Diaries
I have so many dreams. One of them is made of bookshelves that touch the roof, smell of coffee that gives me a morning energy sensation, chocolate when I please and a place filled with words. Everywhere you look there are words, quotes and you know what? I wouldn’t even mind if books were floating … Continue reading At the Book Café
Hello Hello!!! It feels so surreal to be able to sit behind my laptop and blog. You see I have had a very hectic week wiping a toddler's runny nose, looking for a 'good' doctor, going through sleepless nights soothing a coughing/crying/tired/ little angel and trying to do a bit of work. The emphasis here … Continue reading 5 things I’m excited about!